Monthly Archives: March 2012

All Cuba participates in the Terry Fox Run

2,226,883 people across Cuba – about 20 per cent of the population – participate in 14th edition of the Marathon of Hope Continue reading

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Rugby is played in Cuba too


HAVANA (Prensa Latina) – It sounds strange but the truth is that this sport, in its different categories, has been played in Cuba for several years. Prejudices have been its main enemy, but those who defend it have another view. Continue reading

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Operation Cóndor played out in the 1978 World Cup

Triumph for the junta? Argentine dictator General Jorge Rafael Videla presents the 1978 World Cup to home captain Daniel Passarella

The international controversy over the alleged match fixing between Argentina and Peru at the 1978 World Cup is one of the events that need clarifying, writes VICKY PELAEZ*. Football’s world governing body, FIFA, has launched an inquiry into the alleged deal, struck as part of the infamous Operation Condor. Continue reading


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London 2012: Athletes protest against Dow Chemical’s sponsorship

FORMER AND CURRENT Olympic athletes have joined forces to protest against Dow Chemical as an Olympic sponsor. The campaign ‘Athletes Against Dow Chemical’s Olympic Sponsorship’ argues that the selection of Dow Chemical as sponsor is a direct contradiction to the Olympic values and Olympic Charter. Continue reading

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